#AskTamara Question: Is My Scary Witch Halloween Mask Full Of Toxic Chemicals? Answer: Probably. Yes. Of course I can’t speculate about all chemicals nor can I report on all masks (I would have to test many examples – from all of the different brands (and different production years) – to come up with a more educated science-based […]
#AskTamara Question: Does My Scary Zombie Halloween Mask Have Unsafe Levels of Lead? Answer: I can’t speculate about all masks (I would have to test many examples – from all of the different brands – to come up with a more educated science-based opinion), but I will report on my concerns for toxicity based on the […]
When tested with an XRF instrument this 2003 Chantal mug (that was mine, personally & I bought new at a local kitchen store here in Portland) had the following readings: Lead (Pb): 679 ppm Arsenic (As): Non-Detect Mercury (Hg): Non-Detect For context: The amount of lead considered toxic in an item intended for children (in […]
#Christmas2017 #LeadedChristmas – Glass blue ball ornament. Dated: December 20, 2003 (Wedding favor!) 748 +/- 54 ppm lead & 158 +/- 40 ppm As. ND for Cd & Hg. Here’s a lead-free Christmas decoration option on Amazon.* Thanks to Jeralene Perkins for donating and supporting my advocacy! Each donation helps make a new post possible! […]
Below is the Abstract from a study done in 2003 in Iowa. Click on the abstract for a full PDF of the study report. Click here to see it in the original source link.